Academics like to measure things.
However, just because something can be measured, doesn’t necessarily mean that it should be measured or that the measurement has any meaningful significance.
There are lots of things in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act space that can and should be measured.
However, this recent article titled “In-Group Favoritism as Legal Strategy: Evidence from FCPA Settlements” once again demonstrates the silliness of measuring certain things. (See here for a prior post).